Ministries of Justice of Uzbekistan and Iran signed Memorandum of Cooperation
Within the framework of participation of the Minister of Justice of Uzbekistan Ruslanbek Davletov in the Sixth Meeting of Ministers of Justice of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization member states, held on August 24, 2018 in Cholpon-Ata, Kyrgyz Republic, a Memorandum of Cooperation was signed between the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Ministry of Justice of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
The objective of the Memorandum is development of cooperation in the legal sphere in accordance with generally recognized principles and norms of international law, as well as establishment of bilateral mutually beneficial cooperation and exchange of experience.
In accordance with the Memorandum, the parties will cooperate in such areas as protection of human rights and civil liberties, rulemaking, provision of legal services, training and advanced training of legal personnel in other areas of mutual interest.
According to the Ministry of Justice of Uzbekistan, the Memorandum provides for holding conferences, workshops, lectures and trainings, exchanging information on the practice of drafting legislative and other normative legal acts, as well as legal literature and other publications, exchanging delegations of the parties for a more complete familiarization with the organization and activities of judicial bodies and institutions of justice, organization and conduction of joint research, implementation of other activities agreed upon by the parties.
The Memorandum will serve to strengthen cooperation, as well as create a legal basis for effective legal cooperation between the ministries of justice of the two countries.